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The Details

  • bike valet on-site
  • bug spray available
  • community event
  • food trucks on-site
  • live music
  • picnics encouraged

In Partnership with Newport Folk Presents 

Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Lauren Canyon in the mid-60’s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. It was a moment (1965 to 1967) when bands came to LA to emulate The Beatles and Laurel Canyon emerged as a hotbed of creativity and collaboration for a new generation of musicians who would soon put an indelible stamp on the history of American popular music.

Featuring Jakob Dylan, the film explores the Lauren Canyon scene via never-before-heard personal details behind the bands and their songs and how that music continues to inspire today. Echo in the Canyon contains candid conversations and performances with Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Michelle Philips (Mamas & the Papas), Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield), David Crosby (The Byrds), Roger McGuinn (The Byrds) their contemporaries Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Graham Nash, and slightly younger followers Jackson Browne and Tom Petty (in his last film interview) as well as contemporary musicians influenced by their music such as Beck, Fiona Apple, Cat Power, Regina Spektor, and Norah Jones.

$5 Suggested Donation

6:00 PM : Gates Open
7:15 PM : Live Music by Silverteeth
8:30 PM : Film followed by Q&A with director Andrew Slater
Food Vendors: Boru Noodle Bar, Diego's, Bella's Pizzeria, Fork In The Road, Tricycle Ice Cream, LemonsAid
Back-Up Venue: Jane Pickens Theater
Run time: 82 mins
Director: Andrew Slater
Producer: Eric Barrett
Cast: Jakob Dylan, Tom Petty, Stephen Stills, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, David Crosby, Roger McGuinn, Lou Adler, John Sebastian, Jackson Browne, Fiona Apple, Beck, Regina Spektor, Graham Nash, Cat Power, Michelle Philips, Norah Jones, Jade Castrinos
Echo In The Canyon

Tickets: free

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